50. VILLA DE LEYVA AND RÁQUIRA, PRIVATE TOUR, 12 HOURS, LUNCH, ALL INCLUDED

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The Andes in 12 hours!


If you only have one day, this is your choice! This tour starts at 07.00 a.m. And it lasts 12 hours. Due to the distance of the destinations, time allows us an overview of Villa de Leyva, a population of Spanish architecture founded in 1572 and Ráquira, artisan capital of Colombia. The trip is a panoramic tour of the Andean landscapes of the province. Includes lunch in a typical restaurant in the region. This tour is ideal on Saturdays or Sundays, for the celebration of the peasant markets of Villa de Leyva and Ráquira.

 

WHY THE ANDES? Read Here:

INFLUENCE OF SPANISH COLONIZATION IN LATIN AMERICA

 

THE ATTRACTIVE

The experience of the route, the landscape, the countryside, the mountains, the people, the architecture, the markets, the traditions, the folklore, the regional music...

THE NATION!

 

TOUR CONTENT

  • The journey

  • Coffee Break

  • Boyacá Bridge / Basilica of Our Lady of Chiquinquirá

  • Villa de Leyva

  • Lunch included

  • Ráquira

  • Return


CONTENT DESCRIPTION

  • The journey depending on the day of the week, the state of the roads and even the weather, the route may change. We have two routes. If possible, we go on one route and return on the other.

   

  •  ROUTE 1. Bogotá, Chiquinquirá, Ráquira, Villa de Leyva, Samacá, Boyacá Bridge, Bogotá. If we use this route, we stop at the Basilica of Our Lady of Chiquinquirá, Saint Patron of Colombia.

 

  •  ROUTE 2. Bogotá, Boyacá Bridge, Samacá, Villa de Leyva, Ráquira, Chiquinquirá Bogotá. If we use this route, we stop at the Boyacá Bridge, a place where the Battle of Boyacá happened, which determined the independence of Colombia on August 7, 1819. Explanation.

  • Coffee Break Two hours away, we take a break for a cup of coffee.
     

  • Villa de Leyva white village founded by the Spaniard Andrés Díaz Venero de Leyva in 1572, declared a national monument in 1954, and a Universal Heritage of Humanity according to UNESCO. The church of Nuestra Señora del Rosario dominates the Main Plaza of the Villa, the largest in Colombia, is framed by the impressive mountains that support it. The whole town preserves the charm of its cobblestone streets, its white houses with balconies dotted with multicolored flowers, with spacious interior patios and water fountains that refresh the atmosphere with its eternal music. DO NOT MISS THE TRADITIONAL MARKET VERY COLORFUL AND VERY ANDEAN, WHICH IS CELEBRATED THE SATURDAYS, and which the peasants of the region attend to offer their products. Many typical craft shops and excellent restaurants complete the panorama of this fascinating corner of Colombia.
     

  • The road between Villa de Leyva and Ráquira is very interesting, as it crosses a desert sector of incomparable beauty, natural environment, which allows appreciating the daily life of the farmers in their daily work of grazing and agriculture in small rural communities. The populations of Sáchica, Sutamarchán, and Tinjacá are visited, typical examples of the Colombian Andean peoples.

  •  Lunch included in a typical restaurant of the region
  • Ráquira Artesanal Capital of Colombia. Gray town, known throughout Colombia for its ceramic crafts, which preserve the primitive techniques and design since pre-Columbian times. On Sunday the traditional local market is celebrated, one of the most authentic events in Colombia, where you can feel the real atmosphere of the South American Andes. Ráquira has been awarded as "The Most Beautiful Village of Boyacá", due to the original color of its houses and the decoration of its main park with handcrafted ceramics. DO NOT MISS THE TRADITIONAL MARKET THAT IS CELEBRATED ON SUNDAYS, and that the peasants of the region attend to offer their products.
  •  Return


SPECIAL DAYS:

  • Saturday: Market in Villa de Leyva
  • Sunday: Market in Ráquira
     

START TIME:

  • 07.00

IT INCLUDES:

  • Coffee Break

  • Lunch in a typical restaurant

  • Water bottle

  • Exclusive Private transportation

  • English-Spanish professional tourism guide

  • ** Free: Colombian Music Album **


IT DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Other expenses not specified

PRICES:

PAX PRICE PER PAX US$
1 380
 2 - 4 235
 5 - 9 185
 10 - 14 160
15 - 24 139


 

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CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • The total return of the value paid if you cancel the service before 24 hours of the start.

  • 50% refund of the amount paid if you cancel the service within 24 hours of the start.

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

  • You will receive a confirmation at the time of booking.
  • Informal dress                                     
  • It is advisable to wear a warm jacket.
  • A moderate amount of walking is required
  • Due to irregular surfaces, this route is not recommended for people with walking disabilities or who use wheelchairs.
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. The schedule of the visit could be adjusted.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult


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Route

  1. Bogotá
  2. Puente de Boyacá
  3. Villa de Leyva
  4. Ráquira
  5. Chiquinquirá
  6. Bogotá
  7. Bogotá
  8. Puente de Boyacá
  9. Villa de Leyva
  10. Ráquira
  11. Chiquinquirá
  12. Bogotá
  13. Bogotá
  14. Puente de Boyacá
  15. Villa de Leyva
  16. Ráquira
  17. Chiquinquirá
  18. Bogotá
  19. Bogotá
  20. Puente de Boyacá
  21. Villa de Leyva
  22. Ráquira
  23. Chiquinquirá
  24. Bogotá